Medical Anthropology - Minor
Department of Anthropology
226 Lowry Hall
The Medical Anthropology minor is attractive to any student in nursing, pre-med, public health, psychology and related disciplines. It is designed to give students the skills needed to provide culturally sensitive and effective health care.
Medical Anthropology is the fastest growing sub-discipline of anthropology with a variety of application. It is a broad field that includes medical and psychiatric anthropology, global health, disability, social suffering, humanitarianism, death and dying, caregiving, public health, medical ethics, human rights and medical humanities.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
Admission to a minor is open to students declared in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students declared only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.
|ANTH 18210||GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY: ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES (DIVG) (KSS)||3|
|ANTH 18630||HUMAN EVOLUTION (KBS)||3|
|ANTH 48250||MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY (DIVG)||3|
|Anthropology Electives, choose from the following:||3|
|RELIGION: A SEARCH FOR A MEANING|
|PSYCHOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY (DIVG)|
|ANTHROPOLOGY OF GENDER AND SEXUALITY (DIVG)|
|HUMAN MUSCULO-SKELETAL SYSTEM|
|Minor Electives, choose from the following||6|
|GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE AND HEALTH|
|MEDICINE IN THE MODERN WORLD SINCE 1500|
|INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL HEALTH (DIVG)|
|ESSENTIALS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY|
|PLAGUES AND PANDEMICS: HOW INFECTION SHAPED CULTURE AND HISTORY|
|UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENCES AND INEQUALITY|
|INEQUALITY IN SOCIETIES (DIVD)|
|DEATH AND DYING|
|SELF AND IDENTITY|
|SOCIOLOGY OF MENTAL ILLNESS|
|SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE|
|SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES IN MEDICINE|
|DRUGS AND BEHAVIOR|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||18|
|Minimum Minor GPA|
- Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be upper-division coursework (30000 and 40000 level).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be outside of the course requirements for any major or other minor the student is pursuing.
- Minimum 50 percent of the total credit hours for the minor must be taken at Kent State (in residence).